Halo Wars Pre Order
Halo Wars is currently available for pre order and ready to hit the ground running on it’s UK release of 27 February 2009. Thats a little over a month away for what is sure to be one of the titles of 2009.
Play.com are currently leading the way in the Halo price wars and have it available to pre order with the cheapest price of £36.99 with free delivery. Other retailers are priced as follows (these prices are updated automatically as and when the retailers change their price.
So whats all the fuss about?
Halo Wars is a strategy game based on the cult Halo series of games, allowing players to control large armies in a similare style to the popular command and conquer format. The IGN Xbox Team has ranked Halo Wars as their 7th most anticipated game of E3 2008 and it is well anticipated by the thriving online Halo community.
Halo Wars is a strategy game based on the legendary Halo universe. In campaign mode, players will command the armies of the UNSC warship “Spirit of Fire,” consisting of familiar and new UNSC units in its initial encounters against the Covenant, an alien coalition threatening to obliterate mankind.
With the guidance of Serina, a spirited A.I. persona, gamers will direct legions of UNSC soldiers, Warthogs, Scorpions and more, each group having its own strengths and uses in battle. Adventurous commanders can also call upon ancient Forerunner technology, if they are fortunate enough to find it hidden throughout the battlefield.
Covenant forces are also waiting for players to lead them into battle in multiplayer skirmishes via the New Xbox Experience. Call upon an arsenal of new and familiar Covenant units such as Grunts, Elites, Ghosts and even Scarabs to defeat foes on the battlefield. Strategic-minded players who react well under pressure will emerge victorious.